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If you live in the UK chances are you have either seen or played a slot machine. Today these machines can still be found in public shopping areas, pubs, and restaurants. Due to lax laws in the UK surrounding slot machines and gambling in general it’s possible to play in just about any place. Of course the UK is also a popular place for online slots.
Online slots are more modern versions of the traditional one armed bandit and offer a multitude of lines for play. Online slots are often themed around popular games shows, board games, and movies. Payouts for online slot occur more frequently than traditional slots though the payouts do tend to be smaller in amount.
UK laws states that anyone of gambling age can play the slot machines and that there is no limit to how much a person can play. Individual casinos may set a limit based on needs and to protect customers but there are no state set limits. Physical slot machines but bare a notice that players will not always win and that the odds may be stacked against them.
Online slot machines are one of the biggest money makers for the casino and for the physical casinos operating in the UK millions of dollars are won and lost each year. Remember that it’s easy to get caught up in the game and end up losing more than you want. Set limits and walk away when you reach those limits.
No one risks their money to lose though most often games of chance end with players rarely walking away with the jackpot. Still, millions of people try their luck each year playing the online slots. These machines, which are based on traditional slot machines, are one of the biggest money makers for the casino and if you are lucky enough to win the jackpot you could walk away with thousands, if not millions of dollars.
In the traditional casino the largest amount ever won happened in 2003 when a Las Vegas gambler hit the progressive jackpot on a machine at the Excalibur. He walked away with more than $39 million in winnings and holds the record for the largest amount ever paid out to a Vegas Slots winner in history.
Online slot machines tend to have lower payouts however wins happen more frequently. Even in progressive jackpots it’s hard to win more than a few thousand dollars at a time. Since there are millions of slot machines online in hundreds of different online casinos it’s hard to determine what the highest payout has been to date. Many of these sites operate in European countries and do not post their top winning amounts online for the public to see. If you sign up for an account with an online casino you might be able to see how much they have paid out recently but you won’t get a full history of payouts.